Đồng nghĩa của embarrass

Alternative for embarrass

embarrasses, embarrassed, embarrassing

Đồng nghĩa: bewilder, confuse, fluster, humiliate, mortify, shame,

Verb

To disturb the composure of
mortify disconcert shame abash discomfit fluster humiliate discountenance nonplus chagrin distress faze confuse demean discompose rattle upset agitate appall appal crush horrify confound discombobulate discredit dishonor dishonour make ashamed make awkward make self-conscious make uncomfortable make uneasy own show up annoy bewilder bother bug distract disturb dumbfound irk perturb plague puzzle stun tease throw hang up let down catch one short give a bad time give a hard time make a monkey of put in a hole put in a spot put on the spot throw into a tizzy put out of countenance disgrace degrade debase unsettle unnerve humble dismay abase lower worry perplex take down smirch ruffle chasten vex smear belittle flurry cheapen defame blot deflate denigrate sully put down disquiet shake stain sink stigmatize foul blacken throw off balance disparage stigmatise taint take aback take down a peg discomfort drag through the mud subdue slander cut down to size make someone eat crow besmirch unhinge tarnish put off demoralize frustrate defile scandalize displease demoralise alarm libel reduce put to shame scandalise reflect badly on get to make someone eat humble pie undo bring low bring into disrepute take down a peg or two drag through the mire bring shame on give a black eye put someone in their place trouble muddle traduce irritate slur squash malign vilify reproach injure besmear calumniate decry psych out spot put someone off their stroke rip undermine asperse deride disrespect derogate bring down put someone off their stride bring discredit to set someone back on their heels cast down make a fool of bring shame upon tar and feather bad-mouth daunt concern discourage devalue downgrade hagride frazzle distemper ail alarum exercise fuss derail shock ridicule quash mystify weird out freak out rubbish censure knock flummox bemean soil snub spoil assail muckrake damage psych blotch attack poison take the wind out of your sails shoot down cause to lose face give a bad name to slag off rip up and down do a number on settle someone's hash speak ill of cast a slur on sling mud at do a hatchet job on breathe on give a bad name spread scandal about fling mud at run smear campaign hassle baffle disorient disappoint nettle harass affront dishearten catch off balance startle frighten dispirit scare gravel surprise flatten unman break shake up panic bring shame to befoul make nervous depress addle disarrange prejudice spook blemish chill pervert put in a bad light make someone scratch their head foul up tear down put out rattle one's cage show in a bad light cause to be at a stand stir up have the last laugh on work up knock sideways pull down get the better of knock for six take apart condescend deign peeve dissatisfy blight stoop expose provoke descend ruin unbalance fret sadden exasperate discommode corrupt compromise deter intimidate debauch mar throw into tizzy afflict aggravate balk hinder take to bits take to pieces demolish dash baulk take by surprise drag down bring dishonour to make someone feel ashamed disillusion paralyse terrify heat excite hurry be prejudicial to make lose face disorientate affright pother disgruntle disenchant bustle pester harry upset the applecart stop someone in their tracks paralyze terrorize give a turn mess up put the wind up fill with consternation snafu screw up terrorise louse up muck up worst blacken the name of silence pop one's balloon make one feel small put one away strike dumb overcome fix someone's wagon put away bring down a peg squelch make eat dirt force to eat humble pie demote cut to the quick flip put on edge craze fuddle get one's comeuppance outrage offend disgust put into a flap throw into a tizz make waves send into a spin take the wind out make someone laugh on the other side of their face make someone laugh out of the other side of their mouth sicken repel revolt nauseate insult deject weaken backbite give offence to revile raise eyebrows amongst blackguard blackball cause raised eyebrows lampoon detract cause a few raised eyebrows amongst condemn belie deprecate desecrate disfavour attaint mock disfavor disregard sap slam pan blister wither vanquish downplay enfeeble lose face cow devitalize enervate disempower knock the stuffing out of send up disorganize snarl blow out unglue take steam out cripple jumble damp blow up unzip disorder dampen debilitate run down play down cause to feel small befuddle bamboozle make anxious bemuse torment stupefy buffalo beat fox befog throw off mix up derange pose get needle torture maze oppress aggrieve muddy floor burden rouse bedevil stress agonize jolt beset beleaguer daze strain stump scarify fright move astonish egg on agonise give someone grief get at blow your mind go to your head inconvenience incite pain grieve inflame disrupt petrify dizzy rack awe anguish destabilize despair turn browbeat hurt incommode stimulate anger arouse wound tear harrow wind up cause anxiety to miff persecute chafe destabilise try turn on intoxicate inebriate make punchy indispose fire up gnaw at goad flabbergast astound wilder scare stiff make fretful tantalize tantalise nag scare the bejesus out of fog tick off pick on stagger burn up push buttons make a scene scare to death ball up scare the living daylights out of cause someone to lose their composure set someone thinking mess with someone's head pull the rug out from under be all Greek to pull the rug from under do someone's head in muddle up haunt pique gall wring overwhelm overawe affect tangle mistake bully preoccupy cause disquiet to corner eat away at frenzy disoblige molest ferment amaze elude blind down dement displace rummage disarray freak unquiet make restless ventilate examine consternate traumatize jar tear away at scare silly make jump traumatise unstring make someone's hair stand on end put off one's stroke boggle the mind of defeat throw for loop throw into confusion stampede make flip bug up disarm curse hound catch unawares throw into disarray fill with panic throw into uproar throw into disorder disaccord jangle discord disharmonize snow obfuscate throw a curve knock props out strap dog nit-pick prick push desolate martyr bring up short stymie eat at arouse anxiety in make miserable be on one's case make wretched cause suffering to make it tough for weigh on cut up cause anguish to straiten flutter ride uncalm hit a sour note tax hustle quicken drive insane disengage unfasten send over the edge separate unhitch disconnect uncouple detach besiege make your head spin mess with one's head bowl over set back badger weigh down test importune dun hector nark incapacitate cramp sweat out lie heavy on be a great weight on flip out get someone bum out get across hack off lay up key up weigh heavily on one's mind rock the boat hurt somebody's feelings throw into panic get on your wick disburb stiff bulldoze scare witless drive fill with fear freeze your blood give someone goose pimples strike terror into get the wind up scare away throw into a panic scare off inspire whip up stir invigorate make one's flesh creep give one the creeps put the fear of God into make teeth chatter chill to the marrow scare the pants off throw into a fright give someone the heebie-jeebies curdle the blood make one's blood run cold chill to the bone scare someone out of their wits scare someone half to death make one's hair stand on end throw into a blue funk spur pump up energize electrify galvanize make someone jump out of their skin juice up galvanise envigorate enliven trigger inspirit foment taunt animate enthuse liven up activize work energise jazz up titillate

Verb

To impede the work or progress of
hamper hinder impede obstruct inhibit encumber handicap trammel cramp shackle fetter stymie clog hobble manacle handcuff hog-tie interfere with short-circuit hold back hold up tie up check curb hamstring block restrict restrain retard frustrate thwart constrain baulk hang up balk bar limit bridle foil slow down get in the way cumber cripple bork baffle delay slow cramp one's style throw a spanner in the works of stop prevent throw a monkey wrench in the works of confine stall entangle bind weigh down burden arrest forestall halt prohibit tie curtail stonewall deter crab interfere crimp put a brake on get in the way of give a hard time stifle interrupt overload derail disadvantage oppress repress inconvenience straiten sandbag hold disrupt scupper leash oppose debar set back faze stand in the way of drag your feet saddle with chain throw a spanner in the works cut off entrammel inc impair debilitate brake tie-up put off prevent from making progress put a crimp in tie one's hands catch ensnare enmesh net capture sideline circumscribe snag control bottleneck put at a disadvantage regulate entrap constrict incommode muzzle neutralize freeze discomfit rattle dam moderate tie down place at a disadvantage put out of commission give disadvantage take out hem in tether choke contravene neutralise resist counteract foul up close off screw up shut off shut down disconcert bother charge bog down discommode box in be a hindrance to shut out throw a spoke in the wheel of louse up put straitjacket on hold captive clip someone's wings throw monkey wrench in cramp someone's style discourage set limits on impose limits on make difficult suppress dissuade smother quash rein in forbid ward avert taboo bit reduce interdict withhold outlaw enjoin snooker defeat puzzle put on brakes put an stop to hold in put an end to hold down nip in the bud stem the flow of keep in confound stump spoil mystify scotch nonplus flummox dead-end pigeonhole corner upset shelve saddle load put paid to put on hold throw a monkey wrench into put on back burner choke off give the run around hold off put the kibosh on hang fire lumber laden lade overtax weight freight stress strain tax stay overwhelm overburden sabotage throttle obscure screen complicate monkey with contain keep back subdue preclude keep bottle up put a stop to detain muffle silence choke back gag ban keep in check circumvent disallow diminish keep under control proscribe squash swallow kill strangle stave off govern squelch fight back ward off cork stem discontinue nullify exclude avoid keep the lid on rule out slow up counter head off bite back tame decrease suspend obviate crush overcome veto lessen extinguish still forfend conceal dampen delimit deny cork up button up measure rule ruin embargo stamp out pull in quell intercept criminalize deaden sink submerge make illegal defend against cool pocket overpower criminalise keep within bounds decelerate crack down on steer clear of clamp down on keep lid on keep a tight rein on end temper hide rein cap fix cease shush abstain evade conquer damp down refrain cut back forbear fend off spike put down lock up keep a lid on shut in stop oneself throw cold water on pour cold water on bring to screeching halt dull pause damp quench intermit peg jam censor desist destroy draw up terminate forgo refuse postpone pull up beat eschew fetch up cut short circumnavigate overturn abjure estop retardate quiet sidestep skirt cancel quit bottle make late chill block out close up put the lid on keep secret rein back hold in check jam up take down do for snuff out put the brakes on slap down put a damper on break off give up keep down sit on deflate place an embargo on retain depress mute weaken quelch stultify staunch wreck remit master dash shorten stunt slacken checkmate defer demarcate bring up dissuade from keep waiting bound bring to a standstill deprive hold off on lay off divert forswear tie someone's hands escape barricade set reject blackball drop imprison mire abate close out disqualify occlude close stuff deflect nix shrink negate loiter put back put on ice block up clog up blockade put the stopper on banish boycott shun put a lid on cover up cut down jail gaol put a limit on specify turn aside forsake outwit declare illegal bring to an end congest stop up bung up annul demark contract box up cool down cool off define delimitate qualify put out turn off plug up back off pin down put away keep under wraps fight shy of resist the temptation to dummy up keep inside give a wide berth to swear off put half nelson on keep within limits pass up leave off jack in straitjacket get out of mar bypass cause to wait cause to stay fight protract clot disappoint sidetrack scrub brace can bilk offset buck prorogue constipate keep feeling inside oneself prolong harsh incarcerate intern juke ditch take wind out of crash unsettle keep a rein on garrote garrotte forefend condemn discipline get bogged down allay hold over gain control over gain mastery over gum up knock off refuse to pay save let pre-empt help repulse rebuff keep control of keep at bay stave keep off anticipate pick off affect disturb blunt bite one's lip confront keep on a string influence tamper disadvise scare black narrow down not allow to go beyond keep within the limits of forbid to lock in coop up fence in necessitate close in immure concuss shotgun plug confuse mess up lag put the brakes on take out of play trouble conflict slacken pace lower crool banjax place injunction on place an injunction on seal caulk put a stopper in put chill on pass on put a lock on zing gridlock renounce stand fence procrastinate reef embog mothball immobilize immobilise lick quieten hush tongue-tie ice ration benumb harness talk out of act like a wet blanket numb fill up fill censure vanquish overthrow prescribe come down on close down declare ineligible modify narrow cut down on pass by enclose encircle illegalize send up inclose put a ceiling on ice out curse surround prelimit officially forbid make it impossible for make impossible make it impracticable for reserve render null and void dash one's hope upset the applecart hesitate dawdle down loaf falter bog flag poke keep tight rein on calm cow dry up shut up girdle impound direct hogtie guide choke up pack stanch play for time put a spoke in someone's wheel except eliminate back-water hit the brakes lose speed lose steam let down flaps wind down anchor it devitalize sap make impracticable cauterize triumph over shake indispose ostracize bung block off stand still pull back crack down dominate bury annihilate abolish clamp trample place a limit on finish dispense with kick do without let up come to a standstill stand off peter out not move override ostracise exile keep in line bring under control have on a tight leash draw the line on mark off stopper drive underground trample on cauterise leave alone tone down wrong dumb settle put lid on put kibosh on beat down bring to naught enfetter enchain gyve pinion clam take the pledge go on the wagon sit out pass avoid doing something be temperate not touch have nothing to do with not do take the cure keep yourself hold out on hold out refuse to give clam up deduct hold on to keep to oneself fail to disclose keep hold of keep under your hat freeze out chain up clap secure cuff treat harshly count out declare taboo shut out of do a disservice to tell against treat unfairly give a disadvantage to be unfair to put in an unfavourable position treat unfavourably inflict a handicap on bring to a stop say no say nothing dock bring to a halt put in irons clap in irons forego put in chains give the thumbs down to put the chill on give the red light to decline cut omit belay truncate retrench withhold from keep from sacrifice abstain from decline to refrain from restrain yourself go easy give over pare down elide abbreviate lop trim syncopate chop abridge minify tighten up crop clip slim down downsize slash boil down get to meat put in nutshell roll back put a restriction on steer clear internalize internalise black out

Verb

To make something more complex
entangle perplex complex sophisticate complexify complicate muddle confuse embroil ravel snarl up mix up make difficult involve elaborate intricate screw up jumble combine tangle handicap mess up confound clog interrelate fold make complex obscure bedevil impede snafu twist make complicated upset convolute interfuse infold interweave multiply derange thwart obfuscate muddy disorder snag disarrange mire make more difficult make waves make difficulties foul up render unintelligible muck up set hurdles add fuel to fire make intricate open can of worms befog cloud blur garble muddy the waters befuddle becloud fuddle make unclear confuscate discombobulate distort disorient fog mystify darken conceal discompose muck make a mess of rattle overshadow make obscure eclipse disorganize ambiguate muss disrupt repress clutter misrepresent hide bungle botch mislead misinform render uncertain obnubilate tarnish falsify fuzz color equivocate colour taint snarl lead astray muddy up fuzz up muddy the waters of throw into disorder throw up smoke screen cloud the issue throw a veil over puzzle baffle bewilder flummox bemuse stump nonplus dumbfound get addle throw disconcert fox bamboozle faze beat pose gravel exercise maze worry implicate vex beset thicken floor buffalo wilder encumber distract concern incriminate stumble baulk stun astound perturb surprise balk astonish throw off balance catch off balance inculpate connect enmesh associate get to cause to be at a stand be all Greek to make someone scratch their head mix you up link ensnare rope in draw in wrap up in stitch up get into bear on compromise

Verb

To make (someone) feel annoyed, frustrated, or worried, especially with trivial matters
vex annoy irritate bother irk upset provoke exasperate rile gall aggravate anger nettle disturb bug trouble pique ruffle peeve worry harass nark distress infuriate displease needle agitate offend perturb plague hassle pester incense madden miff torment chafe get persecute enrage rankle grate afflict discompose rasp ride eat outrage spite harry fret disquiet gripe frost inflame pain nag tease gravel itch fluster hound depress frustrate fuss try molest chagrin disgust dissatisfy abrade mither bite hack off get to tick off burn up wind up rub up the wrong way put out bum out get across drive up the wall give someone the hump make someone see red hack you off grate on get on your nerves rankle with give someone grief get your back up get under your skin be at put your back up turn off give a hard time drive bananas get in your hair be a pain in the neck give a bad time mix up be a thorn in someone's side disconcert roil confound niggle discomfit discountenance burn impose upon put on the spot wound affront insult hurt slight disgruntle bedevil dismay torture rack oppress shock disrespect antagonize diss rattle aggrieve harrow injure jar snub dis mortify agonize curse zing humiliate sting horrify slur antagonise disoblige besiege anguish excruciate badger haunt beleaguer assail dog give offence to put down affect attack be an affront to give offence put someone's nose out of joint tread on someone's toes be disagreeable perplex be offensive cause offense hurt somebody's feelings get your goat overwhelm hamper entangle aggress cut to the quick agonise beset weigh down pick on put the squeeze on jump on one's case give the business fall on fall upon start in on give the needle drive crazy drive mad make your blood boil get at goad get your dander up make somebody's hackles rise exacerbate ruffle one's feathers drive round the bend rub the wrong way be on your back gnaw tee off get on one's nerves T-off get up someone's nose rattle someone's cage send into a rage get on your wick stir up bait rark drive to distraction stress excite ire hump bully chivvy embitter devil mad pursue concern get your hackles up try your patience strain steam up make waves keep on at make angry drive round the twist try the patience of raise your hackles stir unnerve faze rouse grieve fire up enflame craze cross wear intimidate be a thorn in someone's flesh grill incommode possess raise hell burden egg on empurple wear on work on rattle one's cage give someone the pip dishearten gnaw at breathe down someone's neck keep after go on at eat at cheese off discommode hit where one lives make anxious be on the back of drive nuts get someone's wick work up stick in one's craw make cross bum hack steam bristle break nudge henpeck set one's teeth on edge boil arouse acerbate get someone discomfort stress out wear out discontent blow up push button heat up noodge heckle macerate despoil foray bullyrag unhinge make sore lose one's temper infest hector ask for it mess be rude to arouse hostility in be a nuisance to foul muddy push someon's buttons mess with confuse unsettle drive insane jerk around sadden taunt drive you crazy lie heavy on distract shatter umbrage incite flurry weigh heavily on weigh on drive you to distraction make livid start tire heavy drive you round the twist drive you round the bend repel nag at throw put off drive you off your head make you see red dun grind at breath down someone's neck harp on at bore discombobulate shake up make nervous drive you out of your mind drive out of mind make somebody's blood boil make uneasy cause concern to make uncomfortable niggle at cause anxiety to be a great weight on throw off balance sicken weary nauseate work into lather disaffect deject be a burden to cause discomfort to stump furbelow cow bluster floor frill disrupt flummox browbeat fuddle panic excoriate alarm weigh heavily on someone's mind get across someone set on set off take a rise out of get a rise out of put someone off their stroke pother chivy put into a flap cause someone to lose their composure throw into a tizz pressurize make someone fed up pressurise make turbid dispirit throw into tizzy eat away at have had enough cause anxiety become bored cause to panic make discontented grate at exhaust someone's patience lose patience bring down dampen spirits cast down crush break one's heart discourage make miserable make blue make wretched drag down put into a funk cause anguish to put a damper on break the heart of lean on put pressure on chasten bring pressure to bear on be in someone's hair

Verb

To insult, tease, make fun of or badger
heckle taunt bait disrupt interrupt jeer barrack boo shout down hassle haze hiss needle pester ride tease badger bother bully chivy dis discomfit disconcert disturb faze gibe harass hound plague rattle ridicule torment worry jibe at pick on shout at butt in make game of shout catcalls at give a hard time mock annoy harry hector provoke nag persecute goad irritate bedevil rib chaff rag chivvy razz vex bug scorn trouble be on your back deride scoff at irk guy rally aggravate devil prod quiz dog catcall wind up make fun of poke fun at keep on at browbeat work on kid josh intimidate twit banter hoot laugh at upbraid importune torture blow raspberries henpeck afflict abuse heavy put down jeer at get at nudge gnaw bullyrag pursue keep after peck at eat make sport of go on at rag on take the mickey harp on at take the piss out of shout insult whistle cow scold joke shriek jive satirize revile scoff roast sneer berate sneer at bulldoze howl reproach exasperate scout flout slang blackjack anger scream bogart dig jab sledge nettle coerce nark gall threaten menace tantalize slam holler tantalise smoke beset jest howl down rot dominate raspberry criticize beleaguer flout at strong-arm mither put on satirise criticise mau-mau get to send up molest goof on make jokes about mistreat swipe at be sarcastic about poke mullock at sling off at be at hack you off make a monkey of moan at pick at find fault with bend someone's ear drown out try drive up the wall breathe down someone's neck grumble at distress give someone grief keep complaining to decry lampoon get parody mimic caricature press burlesque get on the nerves of get in the hair of be on the back of gibe at disdain slap outrage affront offend twitter lout give the business insist on trash-talk pressurize dump on stress steamroller dragoon railroad disparage oppress agitate victimize push around swagger ride roughshod over bluster pressurise use strong-arm tactics on domineer upset yell cry stress out anguish besiege curse rack excruciate harrow agonize override tyrannize push grip rattle one's cage noodge jerk around drive round the twist drive round the bend perplex burn macerate attack give a bad time despoil pain foray strain tyrannise enslave sting roar gnaw at hurt be a pest to agonise lead someone a merry dance punish break wring play cat and mouse smite bone rub salt in wound victimise put through wringer be a nuisance to drive bananas roust prick whoop infuriate curdle guffaw scare perturb accost pother discommode encroach intrude discompose obtrude confuse disquiet break in terrify frighten rile be autocratic jibe pique beef grouse yowl mutter grumble kvetch complain squeal crab yammer wail moan caterwaul whine grump grouch repine kick gripe squawk inveigh whimper carp bellyache bleat growl fuss murmur yaup croak keen grizzle yawp whinge maunder yap at scratch around knock terrorize search high heaven be on one's case spur niggle ruffle cry out carp at tyrannize over egg urge bust someone's balls moan on at bust chops take it out on get on someone's back find fault skewer peeve miff exacerbate rark rasp hump contemn shout disapproval question enrage get across examine hack off tweak fleer snipe catcall at shout disapproval at comeback quip hiss at boo at hoot at whistle at shoot down antagonize rub up the wrong way get under your skin antagonise terrorise blow raspberries at get in your hair get on your nerves get your back up run up the wrong way call names poke fun cock a snook at make a crack fun chiack shuck spoof sound snap have on mess around pull someone's leg pull one's leg poke borak at flirt with lead on fret chafe displease burden burn up grate spite put out fluster frost grieve tick off unsettle itch concern rankle madden incense wound unnerve alarm ail tax distract cause suffering to flurry haunt bum out gravel sadden inconvenience depress dismay aggrieve give someone the hump abrade discountenance discomfort ill-treat distemper frazzle maltreat weigh down make angry lean on exercise frustrate incommode pressure blight unhinge discombobulate affect alarum derail confound inflame hagride undo dun crucify roil drive crazy make someone see red drive mad freak out tee off weird out rub the wrong way disgust throw get on one's nerves mortify make cross prey on have it in for get on your wick make anxious lie heavy on put your back up make waves give someone the pip assail excite discriminate against shake crush martyr cause trouble to egg on appal grate on exploit throw off balance drive to distraction appall make things hot for someone rankle with get your goat weigh heavily on stir up bore tear move chagrin deject push about injure wrong intrude upon weary overwhelm bewilder force spook scourge stew be down on dishearten tire sicken impose on put the squeeze on make somebody's hackles rise fire up make uneasy cheese off have a down on make miserable make wretched get your dander up cause anguish to hit where one lives nag at eat away at raise your hackles weigh on prompt remind barrage ply eat at put someone's nose out of joint face confront suppress smother rend daunt get on someone's case devastate stir humiliate subdue goose test buffet stab sear flummox beat cause agony to titillate excoriate harm destroy subjugate hustle punish unfairly incite make nervous panic put off fear take advantage of dispirit dash puzzle baffle discourage floor misuse shake up chide sweat stretch turn off abase single out disappoint belittle dissatisfy cut up infest put the screws on addle obsess nonplus nauseate wear fester fall on T-off make your blood boil put someone off their stroke psych thwart grind make it hot for someone overpower get down tyrranize cast down indispose put into a flap cause someone to lose their composure throw into a tizz put pressure on bring pressure to bear on cause anxiety cause anxiety to possess bring down mess with grind down hang over mix up be a great weight on hurt somebody's feelings ill-use flip out cause concern to cause discomfort to treat harshly get across someone weigh heavily on one's mind ruffle one's feathers key up make uncomfortable be cruel to rattle someone's cage make someone fed up try your patience drive you up the wall be brutal to rub you up the wrong way walk all over put screws to weigh heavily on someone's mind prey on your mind grind at wear out get up someone's nose cut to the quick keep at tell off fool around harp on petition solicit disoblige give someone hell be hostile to be against be prejudiced against show antagonism to be set against disapprove of insist ravage ruin cavil startle kid around show ill will towards feel ill will towards bear a grudge towards tear away at harangue breath down someone's neck touch hunt expel exile start on pierce sour belabour buttonhole convulse target mess be in someone's way entangle hamper gut unquiet brown off be prey to push button heat up rock aggress be in someone's hair overcharge ask for it sap drain exhaust arouse hostility in throw off push someon's buttons make restless make fretful grill be critical of frenzy derange disgruntle manipulate cut violate impose upon put on the spot cause to panic cause pain to start nit-pick strap desolate get the knife into stick the knife into get your hackles up dumbfound jump on one's case foil be the victim of grind on brainwash entice turn incapacitate flip craze debilitate cramp fall upon beleague be bothered be a weight on someone's mind shock snit pet tiff huff be a burden to niggle at recur dampen spirits break one's heart start in on despair give the needle bamboozle befuddle suffocate disaccord jangle disharmonize discord ire enflame mad embitter hoodwink cheat trick swindle fleece make blue drag down put a damper on break the heart of chasten put into a funk dish out dish it out give it to stick it to work into lather set off send into a rage set on take a rise out of get a rise out of do a number on arouse anxiety in push buttons make it tough for belabor bombard get someone turn on lay up tatter erode fray come back to stay with preoccupy be a weight on one's mind be ever present hang up begrudge grudge get even upset the applecart louse up cause resentment to cause annoyance to surprise have had enough become bored make discontented exhaust someone's patience try the patience of grate at lose patience be offensive be rude to cause offense rock the boat make a scene make demands on make severe demands on put a strain on tire out get on someone eat up steam up astonish dizzy tempt intrigue beguile fascinate lure allure shame abash interfere with scour wear down wear on lie heavy on someone's mind weigh heavy on someone's mind stump furbelow frill fuddle dishonor stimulate drive rouse impel hit a sour note stick in one's craw set one's teeth on edge barge in on intrude on cause pain cause anguish cause someone distress mangle squeeze weaken overbear manhandle blackmail con bleed sweat out oblige charm motivate induce trigger challenge horn in on bite dishonour do an injustice to martyrize scrape away bite into gnaw away at rage wear away wear to shreds buffalo awe overawe compel butt in on deflate humble throw into tizzy encourage whip instigate inspire bounce repress mishandle brutalize brutalise catch unawares catch off balance affright constrain enforce toy with fiddle with mess with someone's head do someone's head in bring pressure to bear put the bite on hegemonize master overcome strike bludgeon immolate use demonize go for jugular give no quarter lay a bad trip on step on the toes of visit take lash sic fast-talk crowd subject horrify demonise kick around play the heavy with mess over keep someone hanging on keep hanging make your mouth water keep down get one's comeuppance take down make someone eat humble pie disgrace put to shame take down a peg take the wind out demean degrade be a pain in the neck be a thorn in someone's side encumber overload saddle bring under the yoke rule with an iron hand trample underfoot weigh heavy upon hold down handicap beat down rule with a rod of iron trample on rule over hold sway over bring someone to their knees overthrow trample despotize rule put upon bring to heel overstretch overtax tense work up scare off twist someone's arm stack the deck have your knife into traumatize scare the bejesus out of surround make despondent lie make gloomy crunch overextend traumatise make desolate overrun cause to feel emotional strain overdo cause to feel mental strain make tense tense up put in traction push to the limit put on trial impede cross hinder jostle encircle take the heart out of mob swarm around set upon crowd around descend on converge on crowd round

Verb

To expose or reveal the true nature or character of
show up debunk expose uncloak undress unmask nail uncover belittle convict defeat disclose discover discredit emphasise emphasize highlight humiliate indicate invalidate mortify pinpoint reveal shame unshroud worst lay bare let down point up score off bring to light put spotlight on put to shame make a fool of show in bad light unearth unveil divulge bare spill unbosom blow the whistle on let on about betray manifest tell show display exhibit leak find out let the cat out of the bag make known spill the beans on blow wide open set straight smoke out catch out pull the plug on give away throw light on take the wraps off bring out into the open detect identify demystify to make clear blow the lid off hold up to view publicise publicize bring to notice crack wide open bring forward bring into view bring into the open take the lid off lift the lid air out demonstrate crack bewray let cat out of bag make manifest let out prove tell of let drop evince make obvious put on view nake declare let slip give the game away present tip off brandish denude trot out discount catch shoot down raise doubts about disprove dispute denounce negate controvert cast doubt on condemn announce confess unclothe admit acknowledge come out with let cat out of the bag make public impart broadcast unfold publish communicate blab blurt out proclaim put on display put on show expose to view flash let on lay open report inform mouth pass on cough go public with spill your guts about open up spill the beans about let the cat out of the bag about flaunt disport produce feature showcase release promulgate stage relate utter bespeak babble open vouchsafe confide tattle roll out put on unburden spring set out make plain squeal gossip be evidence of dig up unfurl squeal about set forth bring out spill the beans tip one's hand open to view get off your chest let in on strip break share blurt blow show evidence of disseminate detail entrust trust relay unrobe unclose turn up leave unprotected disburden overshare avow own snitch flourish let it all hang out register advertise advertize blow the gaff come out of the closet unburden oneself make clear come clean spill all confide in tell all provide details allow to be seen intimate expose information wield project transmit whisper televise parade demo breathe supply offer launch show off deal in bring to view introduce deliver arrange put before the public lay out sport hint buzz suggest insinuate let fall unload on spill to crack to open your heart lay the gaff lay it on bend an ear share a confidence state recount describe narrate speak say recite rehearse chronicle voice portray depict vocalize verbalize pass charge acquaint chart talk enlighten apprise enunciate delineate articulate advise convey brief familiarize paint signify spin represent mention verbalise express familiarise explain retail verse level clear vocalise sketch weave clue in catch up fill in leave word call upon give an account of tell on keep posted put before give evidence of give out spit it out give facts reel off wise up break the news go public fess up tell all about blow the whistle cough up own up blow the gaff on let your hair down

Verb

To intimidate, especially by daunting the spirits or courage of
cow intimidate browbeat bully frighten scare terrorise terrorize bulldoze hector daunt blackjack awe dragoon unnerve bullyrag badger dismay bogart railroad disconcert tyrannise tyrannize overawe bludgeon subdue rattle faze petrify discomfit dishearten strong-arm mau-mau lean on pick on push around psych out turn on the heat threaten coerce terrify menace alarm harass pressurize torment pressurise spook bluster force pressure compel ruffle agitate persecute appall appal discourage oppress domineer hound startle perturb upset disquiet buffalo worry shake deter fluster steamroller use strong-arm tactics on disturb affright panic unsettle horrify harry constrain oblige chill shock impress demoralize subjugate fright discompose alarum nag overwhelm throw press push ride unhinge enforce overbear bother scarify distress demoralise put off shake up strike terror into ride roughshod over scare off throw off balance put the wind up scare to death scare the bejesus out of prevail on abash put the screws on unman annoy confound confuse bewilder stun tease heckle bait nonplus mistreat plague jolt trouble goad boss around boss about irritate pester drive abuse impel take aback discomfort stupefy despotize repel disburb astound stiff dominate brainwash make needle victimize hassle discombobulate influence hustle scare away flummox make nervous curdle the blood make teeth chatter put the fear of God into floor put heat on twist one's arm victimise walk heavy issue threats to get to chill to the bone make one's blood run cold make one's hair stand on end push about bring pressure to bear on fast-talk put pressure on act on press-gang work on use pressure on put into a flap throw into a tizz put someone off their stroke cause someone to lose their composure put the squeeze on force one's hand put under an obligation hog chivvy inhibit silly swagger frighten off scare the daylights out of twist someone's arm dispirit cajole strike terror in deject blind someone with something prod squeeze muscle sandbag obligate turn the screws on tighten the screws on fill with terror make things hot for someone inspire panic in make it hot for someone put the frighteners on frighten out of your wits amaze take your breath away persuade urge beset repress restrict hinder suppress concuss bounce shotgun disarm frustrate astonish perplex aggrieve maltreat tyrranize high pressure make an offer they can't refuse put the arm on distract uncalm undermine surprise weaken enfeeble sap enervate manhandle ride roughshod misuse overpower enthrall strike hotdog grandstand showboat dazzle enthral flabbergast make uneasy make anxious warn throw off bowl over set back taunt antagonize chivy mishandle torture brutalize brutalise baffle destabilize unbalance antagonise nettle vex give a turn mystify castigate irk blind destabilise put down be cruel to walk all over kick around play the heavy with treat harshly ill-use ill-treat mess over be brutal to snarl comminate fulminate blackmail admonish scowl caution forewarn growl exasperate anger venture peril jeopard adventure jeopardize imperil risk compromise endanger hazard peeve flurry blow away knock your socks off discountenance rile bug aggravate stir lord it over affect nark make threats against threaten to harm flex muscles look daggers make threat threaten to kill make threats to pull the rug from under portend jeopardise gamble with impend lower loom bad-eye grate pique rasp gripe itch frost niggle get eat miff spite gall chafe put through the wringer put the chill on put out put off one's stroke pull the rug out from under whip around scare hell out of utter threats to stump rattle one's cage burn up furbelow abrade wind up get across fret hack off frill disrupt wear provoke excite throw into tizzy fuddle hold a gun to one's head shake fist at throw into panic scare stiff scare witless fill with fear freeze your blood give someone goose pimples get the wind up throw into a panic make one's flesh creep give one the creeps chill to the marrow scare the pants off throw into a fright give someone the heebie-jeebies scare someone out of their wits scare someone half to death scare the living daylights out of throw into a blue funk make someone jump out of their skin bleed molest extort exploit give a hard time fleece outrage devil bedevil wring attack consternate frighten to death prey on take advantage of depress trample on frighten the living daylights out of rule with an iron hand rule with a rod of iron keep under thumb cheat swindle crush rule disgust milk dog sicken master scandalize subject boss exact henpeck wrest heavy wrong dictate preponderate keep down order about enslave order around frighten someone out of their wits frighten the life out of scare the life out of scare the hell out of scandalise hold down send into a cold sweat make someone shake in their shoes dictate to pursue hunt extract domineer over rule the roost be on your back call the shots run the show lead by the nose drive up the wall be in the saddle scare the pants off of vandalize barbarize demotivate emasculate insult disempower mortify lean give someone hell paralyze paralyse freeze paralyse with fear ramrod make someone jump out of his skin vandalise puzzle chill off get on someone's back dumbfound strike fear into muddle knock for a loop gross out tread on overcome hoodwink trick revolt move kick about traumatize jar traumatise unstring tyrannize over harrow con carp stress mess with someone's head throw a curve do someone's head in knock props out make waves offend nauseate scold criticize distress greatly catch chide stress out mither beleaguer manipulate trample noodge jerk around drive round the twist drive round the bend try burn macerate breathe down someone's neck keep on at give a bad time despoil pain foray give someone grief gnaw strain pick at cavil berate fuss criticise peck at treat unfairly step on suck dry play on give the business walk over live off the backs of take for a ride impose on put one over on rip off withhold rights from take advantage of somebody screw rack find fault preoccupy live off haunt burden load plunder feed on depredate seize consume live on kill devour tax raid weigh grind down trample underfoot bring someone to their knees treat brutally have someone under your thumb rule despotically worm something out of someone put the bite on someone for blackmail someone for obtain by force arm-twist obtain by threats worm out obtain by threat crucify injure expel beat exile control make jump make someone's hair stand on end make someone's blood run cold make afraid chill someone's blood make fearful give someone a fright make someone's hair curl govern direct command single out hegemonize prevail predominate lead get the knife into stick the knife into reign overshadow sway vanquish conquer subordinate eclipse ransom bribe demand be on one's case monopolize pacify head overrule outshine bend handle run monopolise extort money from preside over have ascendancy over have the whip hand over prevail over demand hush money from hold sway over exercise control over hold to ransom be in command of take over play first fiddle be the boss of call the tune put the shake on have the upper hand in have mastery over be in charge of be in control of have one's way have under one's thumb wear the trousers shake down have the upper hand over be at the helm have upper hand lay down the law rule the roost in head up sit on top of give orders to be overbearing push the buttons throw your weight around run things in the driver's seat bend to your will

Trái nghĩa của embarrass

embarrass Thành ngữ, tục ngữ

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